The New Rural Economy: Discussion
AbstractThe papers in this session examined the extent to which rural areas in the United States have participated in the new economy by producing or using electronic technologies. The first paper described counties that have attracted high technology firms. The second measured adoption of advanced technologies by small manufacturers. The third compared metro and Nonmetro deployment of digital telecommunications infrastructure. The evidence suggests that distance may still matter. Rural areas remain disadvantaged. Alternatively, the real culprit is low population density rather than remoteness.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Iowa State University, Department of Economics in its series Staff General Research Papers with number 10185.
Date of creation: 01 Dec 2002
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Publication status: Published in American Journal of Agricultural Economics, December 2002, vol. 84 no. 5, pp. 1253-1255
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- Maureen Kilkenny, 2002. "The New Rural Economy: Discussion," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 84(5), pages 1253-1255.
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